These are instructions on how to disable curly quotes or smart quotes in Mac OS X Yosemite.
Curly quotations can become quite a problem if you are typing code into an text editor. They can easily be disabled by following these steps:
Step 1. Go to System Preferences
Step 2. Choose Keyboard in the System Preferences
Step 3. Go to Text tab from the Keyboard window
Step 4. Uncheck Use smart quotes and dashes